Welcome to the Alaska Department Of Public Safety
First Responders in the Last Frontier

Public Safety Commissioner
Amanda Price,

Public Safety Deputy Commissioner
Michael Duxbury,
Deputy Commissioner


The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to ensure public safety and enforce fish and wildlife laws. 



October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. No one should feel unsafe in their home. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, help is available. For a list of resources in Alaska, visit dps.alaska.gov/cdvsa/home.​

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Public Safety Press Releases

New Partnership Launches First in the Nation Training for Comprehensive Forensic Documentation

March 19, 2019 (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault and the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Health have partnered to offer the Alaska... Read More

Trooper Helicopters outfitted with camera and mapping system

March 12, 2019 (Anchorage, Alaska) – Earlier this year, the department procured hardware and software updates for the two A-Star helicopters, located in Anchorage (Helo-3) and Fairbanks (Helo... Read More

Two hunters plead guilty to five misdemeanors

March 8, 2019 (GLENNALLEN, Alaska) – Earlier this week, following a plea deal with the state, two men pled guilty in a Glennallen court to five misdemeanors relating to an illegal hunt. The... Read More